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Forum: Darkroom 23rd January 2022, 04:15 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 92,126
Posted By alexmuir
Hi Theo. Development of the print should be done...

Hi Theo. Development of the print should be done for the time suggested by the paper and chemical manufacturer, and at their recommended temperature. 20C is normal for B&W. For RC papers, the...
Forum: Negative Printing Exchange 22nd January 2022, 11:11 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,015
Posted By alexmuir
Thanks, Bob. Iím working with a new laptop and a...

Thanks, Bob. Iím working with a new laptop and a new scanner, so will put the pictures in the Gallery as soon as I can(work out what to do!!).
Alex


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Forum: Darkroom 21st January 2022, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 161
Posted By alexmuir
ISE Art.NO.F-18 Three Way easel mask

The bent arm can be a problem with the RRB easels. You could buy replacements, but I donít know if thatís still the case. When working properly, they are very good, with borders between 1/4Ē and 2Ē...
Forum: Print Exchanges 21st January 2022, 02:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,137
Posted By alexmuir
I have posted mine this afternoon. Alex ...

I have posted mine this afternoon.
Alex


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Forum: Darkroom 21st January 2022, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 161
Posted By alexmuir
Thanks, Michael. It looks to be better quality...

Thanks, Michael. It looks to be better quality than the Jessops version, and straightforward to use.
Alex


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Forum: Darkroom 20th January 2022, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 161
Posted By alexmuir
Hi. If you have the thing, you could post some...

Hi. If you have the thing, you could post some pictures, and someone may recognise it. You find easels that have 3 preset sizes. Jessops sold one. If I remember correctly, you can fold away the...
Forum: Negative Printing Exchange 19th January 2022, 09:26 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,015
Posted By alexmuir
Iíve posted my print, with the original negative...

Iíve posted my print, with the original negative today. I have scanned both prints for the Gallery once the package has been received.
Alex


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Forum: Print Exchanges 19th January 2022, 09:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,137
Posted By alexmuir
I made my print today. Hope to post tomorrow. ...

I made my print today. Hope to post tomorrow.
Alex


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Forum: Auctions of Interest 11th January 2022, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 153
Posted By alexmuir
That one has been on eBay for a very long time,...

That one has been on eBay for a very long time, Mike. There is also a third, which has appeared more recently.
I agree that they look superb, especially the one Martin has spotted, but you would...
Forum: Darkroom 10th January 2022, 09:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 530
Posted By alexmuir
There are quite a few LPL 7700 enlargers and...

There are quite a few LPL 7700 enlargers and parts on eBay UK just now, including a glassless 6x7 carrier.
Alex


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Forum: Darkroom 9th January 2022, 08:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 530
Posted By alexmuir
That is a good enlarger which was available new...

That is a good enlarger which was available new until very recently (it may still be available). Iím not familiar with the timer, but you can use any timer that suits. I would be surprised if the...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 8th January 2022, 05:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By alexmuir
I think the colour head is possibly a better...

I think the colour head is possibly a better option. I have used one successfully for years. When I bought the V35, I was determined to find the multi grade module, but after using the colour module,...
Forum: Cameras - medium format 2nd January 2022, 11:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 571
Posted By alexmuir
I sold a few SQ backs last year. I had bought...

I sold a few SQ backs last year. I had bought quite a few when I got the first camera, but realised that you donít actually need more than one or two, unless youíre working professionally.
One...
Forum: Darkroom 1st January 2022, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 175
Posted By alexmuir
Hi Dan. I think the model you have is the digital...

Hi Dan. I think the model you have is the digital display type. It looks very similar to other brands with digital displays. You normally set the range (0.1, 1 or 10 second increments), then dial in...
Forum: Photography in general 1st January 2022, 05:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By alexmuir
I am not a scientist, but my understanding of...

I am not a scientist, but my understanding of oxidisation is that chemical changes occur in a solution when it comes into contact with air. Presumably, the solution (developer, wine etc) absorbs...
Forum: Print Exchanges 30th December 2021, 12:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,137
Posted By alexmuir
I would like to join again. Please count me in,...

I would like to join again. Please count me in, Mike.
Thanks,
Alex.


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Forum: Photography in general 30th December 2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 185
Posted By alexmuir
I should have said in answer to Mike that Lamp...

I should have said in answer to Mike that Lamp Black is a pigment. It can be an oil paint, but occurs in other types of paint and elsewhere. In the video, it appears to be an artists paint of some...
Forum: Photography in general 29th December 2021, 11:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By alexmuir
I donít think the first ad for the panoramic...

I donít think the first ad for the panoramic camera is fooling anyone who is looking for an Xpan. The seller is just using a technique to make potential buyers look at his ad. If you really wanted an...
Forum: Photography in general 29th December 2021, 11:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 185
Posted By alexmuir
I think you would have to see the original...

I think you would have to see the original material, but like Mike, Iím struggling to see what all the work in the video achieved. I do like the initial series of landscapes with Deer.
Alex

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Forum: Negative Printing Exchange 29th December 2021, 12:46 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,015
Posted By alexmuir
Just a quick post to confirm receipt of Bobís...

Just a quick post to confirm receipt of Bobís negative and print. It looks suitably challenging, and Iím looking forward to making a start on it.
Alex


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Forum: Photography in general 21st December 2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By alexmuir
I donít know, Jonathon. Thereís quite a lot of...

I donít know, Jonathon. Thereís quite a lot of chat about it on the internet, and Iím sure some articles Iíve read mention scrubbing it off. I found that the chemical didnít remove it completely, but...
Forum: Photography in general 20th December 2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By alexmuir
Hi Terry. Iím sure this will be of interest to...

Hi Terry. Iím sure this will be of interest to others. I have some of the Kodak film. It is colour negative material, designed for making movies. It has a special coating, a bit like the...
Forum: Negative Printing Exchange 17th December 2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,015
Posted By alexmuir
Iím glad it arrived safely, Bob. I look forward...

Iím glad it arrived safely, Bob. I look forward to seeing how you print it.
Alex


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Forum: Negative Printing Exchange 13th December 2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,015
Posted By alexmuir
I am happy to say that I have just posted mine...

I am happy to say that I have just posted mine this afternoon. It should arrive midweek. Iím working from a temporary darkroom in my office. It works, but Iím not keen on staying too late after the...
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 24th November 2021, 11:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 561
Posted By alexmuir
Are you using it for C41 processing? Thanks, ...

Are you using it for C41 processing?
Thanks,
Alex.


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